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It wouldn't be summertime without tomatoes and fresh basil from the garden and what goes better with them then buffalo mozzarella. If you haven't tried bufala, you are in for a treat.  It's much smoother and creamier than a regular mozzarella.  In fact, I would use...

[caption id="attachment_1246" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Photo from www.teamtbb.com[/caption] Amy March (3rd) says she's not going to be running hills and stairs for a while (there was almost 4000 feet of climbing on the bike course alone).  Dede Griesbauer (1st woman out on the swim) called her run a bulimic...

[caption id="attachment_1237" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Liberty from the Staten Island Ferry last week[/caption] This weekend is part money and part scramble to obtain the extra KPR points needed to get to the start line at Kona with only 5 woman and 10 men spots left.  New York City...

[caption id="attachment_1225" align="aligncenter" width="298"] Photo by Jeff Kavanaugh/Sports Illustrated[/caption] I don’t know if I had success if it would have been the same, if I would have pushed as hard. Now, I’m able to say I embrace that journey. I embrace the defeats because it pushed...

As anticipated, the Brownlee brothers hit the podium 1st and 3rd with allstar Javier Gomez taking second. One wonders if younger brother Jonathan might have caught Gomez if he hadn't had to spend 15 seconds in what the Brits call 'the naughty box.' Also, a...

I love a fresh garden salad in the summer and love when Sang Lee Farms has squash blossoms at the Farmer's Market. I don't like a heavy egg batter so I've made my own simple version that seems to work quite well. The polenta blossoms are not only...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfFWjdFJ76E]   Brit Liz Blatchford wins her own Olympics in Colorado in the Boulder 70.3 on Sunday. After being passed over by the British Olympic team, who chose to take domestiques to support Helen Jenkins, Blatchford made the switch to non-drafting racing and will be someone the competitors cannot...

[caption id="attachment_1203" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Christian Jansky from Austria 70.3 in May 2012[/caption] It's been said that Caroline Steffen is the next heir to the crown of Chrissie Wellington.  At the hot and humid Philippines 70.3, the race for second was more exciting as Steffen...

[caption id="attachment_1200" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo from Slowtwich.com[/caption] Honorary Team TBB member and Swiss star Nicola Spirig wins the photo finish with Swede Lisa Norden, taking home gold at the Olympic women’s triathlon in London this morning. Aussie Erin Densham took third, American Sarah Groff took solid...

“That’s the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is.” Kara Goucher ...